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Lebron Undecided Concerning Rio Olympics

By Jim McCoy Fri 10th October Sports2016 OlympicsLeBron James
The beaches and glamor of Rio de Janeiro haven't convinced LeBron James that he should come back in two years for a shot at a third Olympic gold medal. James has spent several days in Rio preparing for Saturday's NBA preseason game against his former Miami Heat teammates, but reiterated on Friday that it's too early to make a decision about the Olympics.Read More »

Thursday Sports Minute: NHL Opener, Baseball, NASCAR, Golf

By Jim McCoy Thu 9th October Sports
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings opened up defense of their title last night by celebrating their big win over the Rangers last spring. Then, they lost to Pacific Division rival San Jose.Read More »

Tennis: Japan Women's Open Update

By Jim McCoy Thu 9th October Sports
Defending champion Samantha Stosur advanced to the quarterfinals of the Japan Women's Open on Thursday when Jarmila Gajdosova retired with an injury while training 7-6 (4), 1-0. The top-seeded Stosur will next face Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan. Also, Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan beat Lara Arruabarrena of Spain 6-0, 6-1, Lauren Davis of the United States defeated Japanese qualifieRead More »

List Of Unbeaten College Football Teams Includes Unlikely Names

By Jim McCoy Wed 8th October Sportscollege football
Imagine a playoff that includes Arizona facing TCU in one semifinal and Mississippi State meeting Georgia Tech in the other. Is it a long shot? Sure. But it's not quite as far-fetched as it may have seemed before this season of surprises began. No. 3 Mississippi State, No. 9 TCU, No. 10 Arizona and No. 22 Georgia Tech are all unbeaten after starting the season unranked.Read More »

Dodgers Pitcher Retires

By Jim McCoy Wed 8th October SportsJosh Beckett
Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett, facing surgery for a torn labrum in his left hip that caused him to miss most of the last three months of the season, has retired at 34, ending a 14-year career that included two World Series championships. He threw a no-hitter in May, but landed on the disabled list for the third time in early August with a left hip impingement after being on the DL in July Read More »

Special 5-Year Old Signs Special Deal With Jazz

By Jim McCoy Mon 6th October Sports
The Utah Jazz are signing a 5-year-old free agent guard to a one-day contract for a special scrimmage on Monday night. JP Gibson, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, plans to sign his contract with Jazz President Randy Rigby before joining the team in uniform for the annual preseason intrasquad scrimmage at EnergySolutions Arena.Read More »

Monday Sports Minute: Baseball, Football, College Football, NHL

By Jim McCoy Mon 6th October Sports
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Washington's Nationals have to win today's game with the Giants in San Francisco or their season is over. The Giants won the first two games of the best-of-five series and if they lose today the fourth game will be tomorrow night. Madison Bumgarner gets the ball for the Giants against Doug Fisker. ST. LOUIS (AP) - The third game of the St.Read More »

Friday Sports Minute: Baseball, Top 25 College Football, Packers Win, Ducks Lose

By Jim McCoy Fri 3rd October Sports
UNDATED (AP) - The first of four postseason baseball games today has Detroit at Baltimore during the day with the Orioles up 1-0 in the best-of-five series.Read More »

College Football: Navy Gears Up For Surging Air Force

By Jim McCoy Fri 3rd October Sports
Over the summer, Air Force built a trophy case in the locker room to house one thing and one thing only - the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy. Right now, the space sits empty. The Falcons (3-1) kick off the first leg of the annual round-robin competition between service academies against Navy (2-3) on Saturday at Falcon Stadium.Read More »

Thursday Sports Minute: Packers-Vikings, Tigers-O's Previews, Women's Golf

By Jim McCoy Thu 2nd October Sports
BALTIMORE (AP) - Baltimore and Detroit start their American League divisional playoff this afternoon on the Orioles' home turf. Reigning AL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer of the Tigers is going up against Chris Tillman of the O's. Game 2 in the best-of-five affair will be played tomorrow afternoon. ANAHEIM, Calif.Read More »

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